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CONSERVATION WORKER 2

Class Title: CONSERVATION WORKER 2
Bargaining Unit: Use for all Job Titles
Class Code: 062962
Education and Experience: Experience equivalent to three years of increasingly responsible and skilled fulltime labor and trades experience including, at least two years of building, grounds heating and refrigeration maintenance and/or equipment operations work.

Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications: A valid motor vehicle operator’s license may be required for employment in some positions.
 
Examination Method:  Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview:

Summary:  Under general supervision, performs semiskilled and skilled maintenance work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.
Distinguishing Features: This is the working level class in the Conservation Worker sub-series. An employee in this class performs a wide variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance related work in such areas as building maintenance, grounds maintenance, and equipment operations. This class differs from that of Conservation Worker 1 in that an incumbent of the latter performs more routine work under closer supervision. This class differs from that of Conservation Worker 3 in that an incumbent of the latter acts in a lead or supervisory capacity and performs skilled grounds and building maintenance work.

Work Activities:

Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment:
  1. Replaces defective breakers and perform minor electric repairs.
  2. Performs tasks such as wiring switches, outlets and fixtures.
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment:
  1. Operates and utilizes a variety of heavy equipment such as back hoes, large tractors, bob cats, specialty attachments, and stump grinders.
  2. Utilizes back hoes, tractors and accessories to repair roads, access areas, hiking, bicycle, horse and other types of trails.
  3. Operates and utilizes a variety of equipment including mowers, trimmers, small trucks, and tractors to perform of daily duties.
  4. Utilizes backhoes and dump trucks to move heavy loads of mulch and top soil for large landscaping jobs.
  5. Performs grounds maintenance work including cutting and trimming grass and obstructive tree limbs.
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge:
  1. Obtains training for mowers, chain saws and other specialty equipment.
  2. Obtains training for chemical safety regarding the use of janitorial cleaning materials.
Training and Teaching Others:
  1. Trains less experienced employees on proper and safe use of various equipment and tools.
  2. Instructs other employees on the proper use of safety apparel and gear examples, hard hats, steel toe shoes, respirators, gloves, safety glasses, etc.
Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment:
  1. Installs and repair plumbing fixtures water lines, septic lines and tanks.
  2. Performs routine maintenance and minor repair of equipment.
  3. Unstops drains and repairs faucets, toilets and showers for proper facility operation.
  4. Replaces broken windows to ensure public safety and maintain park appearance.
Controlling Machines and Processes:
  1. Performs logging operations including chain saw operation for cutting down dead trees to manageable size for removal.
  2. Cuts firewood as needed for inns, cabins, villas, recreation lodges campgrounds and park residences.
  3. Constructs and erects signs to provide public information and safety.
  4. Operates and utilizes assorted hand tools to perform daily duties.
  5. Vacuums and shampoos carpets to maintain park appearance and cleanliness.
Monitoring and Controlling Resources:
  1. Accepts on line reservations.
  2. Accepts cash, credit cards, money orders, checks, etc. as payment for rentals of campgrounds, group camps, cabins, shelters, and recreation lodges.
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others:
  1. Handles complaints and resolves conflicts with park visitors.
Performing General Physical Activities:
  1. Assists in suppressing forest fires at assigned work location to protect natural resources, facilities and the general public.
  2. Removes, repairs or replaces shingles, decking, tin roofing, fiberglass, or tiles.
  3. Assists with controlled burning of wildflower plots and spillway dams utilizing various hand tools, flappers and fire rakes to allow return of native plants and wildflowers.
  4. Patches holes in roads and sidewalks to ensure public safety.
  5. Removes brush for fire prevention and safety.
  6. Cleans floors, walls, ceilings, and restrooms to maintain proper sanitary conditions.
  7. Paints interior and exterior of buildings to ensure proper maintenance and appearance.
  8. Changes exterior and interior light bulbs as needed on park grounds and facilities.
Handling and Moving Objects:
  1. Removes old drywall; installs and finishes new drywall.
  2. Installs bulletin boards and signs to provide public information.
Getting Information:
  1. Inspects grounds for trash, safety hazards, maintenance issues and general appearance to ensure public safety in the park(s).
Communicating with Persons Outside Organization:
  1. Communicates with persons outside agencies and government by two way radio, telephone, e-mail or in person.
Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information:
  1. Keeps simple records and makes routine reports such as time expended and materials used.
Performing Administrative Activities:
  1. Completes incident reports as required by park policy for accidents, vehicle incidents and personal injuries or damage to park visitors’ vehicles.
  2. Completes work orders for all tagged equipment for submittal to Motor Vehicle Management (MVM).
  3. Completes mileage logs and fuel tickets for daily operation of vehicle(s).
  4. Maintains credit cards for purchasing supplies and reconciles statement weekly.
Performing for or Working Directly with the Public:
  1. Checks visitors into campgrounds, group camps, cabins, shelters, and recreation lodges.
  2. Performs routine clerical work including answering phones, opening mail, etc.

Competencies (KSA’s):

Competencies:
  1. Integrity and Trust
  2. Problem Solving
  3. Approachability
  4. Decision Quality
  5. Learning on the Fly
  6. Composure
  7. Standing Alone
  8. Dealing with Ambiguity
  9. Innovation Management
  10. Humor
  11. Technical Learning
  12. Delegation
  13. Informing
  14. Perseverance
  15. Organizational Agility
  16. Patience
Knowledge:
  1. Public Safety and Security
  2. Mechanical
  3. Education and Training
  4. Customer and Personal Service
  5. Clerical
  6. Building and Construction
Skills:
  1. Operation and Control
  2. Equipment Maintenance
  3. Critical Thinking
  4. Installation
  5. Judgment and Decision Making
  6. Equipment Selection
  7. Troubleshooting
  8. Active Learning
  9. Active Listening
  10. Coordination
  11. Operation Monitoring
  12. Repairing
  13. Speaking
  14. Instructing
Abilities:
  1. Deductive Reasoning
  2. Gross Body Equilibrium
  3. Speech Clarity
  4. Speech Recognition
  5. Selective Attention
  6. Gross Body Coordination
  7. Control Precision
  8. Trunk Strength
  9. Depth Perception
  10. Peripheral Vision
  11. Sound Localization
  12. Dynamic Strength
  13. Problem Sensitivity
  14. Dynamic Flexibility
  15. Arm-Hand Steadiness
  16. Multilimb Coordination
  17. Stamina
  18. Static Strength
  19. Hearing Sensitivity

Tools and Equipment Used:

  1. Personal Computer
  2. Fax Machine
  3. Copy machine
  4. Hand Tools
  5. Welders
  6. Augers
  7. Pipe Cutters and Threaders
  8. Log Splitters
  9. Cash Register
  10. Tillers
  11. Tractors and Attachments
  12. Chippers
  13. Floor Scrubber
  14. Cement Mixer
  15. Sump Pump
  16. Vacuum
  17. Sign Maker
  18. Utility Vehicles
  19. Skid Steer
  20. Bat Wing Mower
  21. Explosives
  22. Telephone
  23. Printer
  24. Two–Way Radio
  25. Power Tools
  26. Torch
  27. Multi-Meters
  28. Chain Saws
  29. Pressure Washer
  30. Mowers
  31. Back Hoe
  32. Bucket Trucks
  33. Gas and Diesel Pumps
  34. Floor Buffer
  35. Compacter
  36. Credit Card Machine
  37. Tile Cutter
  38. Trucks
  39. Stump Grinder
  40. Bulldozer
  41. Side Mount

 

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